Period
to 19 September 2018

The median annual salary for an Infrastructure Architect was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Infrastructure Architect
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 93 88
Rank change year-on-year +30 -5 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 31 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.36% 0.49% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.43% 0.51% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 4
Watford median annual salary £85,000 £60,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.67% -25.00% +1.59%
Hertfordshire median annual salary £82,500 £82,500 £80,000
% change year-on-year - +3.13% +14.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Watford
Permanent vacancies in Watford with a recognized job title 904 981 931
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.94% 96.37% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 779 793 797
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £26,750 £28,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.17% +2.22%

Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Architect in Watford

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect in Watford.

Salary trend for Infrastructure Architect in Watford

Infrastructure Architect
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect in Watford over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Infrastructure Architect in Watford

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, Infrastructure Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Watford region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 27 (87.10%) Hybrid Cloud
2 26 (83.87%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (77.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (77.42%) IaaS
4 23 (74.19%) OpenStack
5 22 (70.97%) VMware
6 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
7 20 (64.52%) SaaS
7 20 (64.52%) PaaS
8 19 (61.29%) IBM
9 17 (54.84%) Web Services
9 17 (54.84%) PowerShell
10 16 (51.61%) Presales
10 16 (51.61%) SOA
10 16 (51.61%) TCP/IP
10 16 (51.61%) VPN
10 16 (51.61%) DNS
10 16 (51.61%) Internet
10 16 (51.61%) Migration
10 16 (51.61%) Replication
10 16 (51.61%) Reverse Proxy
11 15 (48.39%) Linux
12 14 (45.16%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (45.16%) Firewall
12 14 (45.16%) Hyper-V
12 14 (45.16%) VMware ESXi
13 13 (41.94%) Data Centre
13 13 (41.94%) Unix
13 13 (41.94%) WebLogic
13 13 (41.94%) Java

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (74.19%) OpenStack
2 13 (41.94%) WebLogic
3 12 (38.71%) WebSphere
4 11 (35.48%) GlassFish
4 11 (35.48%) JBoss
4 11 (35.48%) MQSeries
5 10 (32.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 26 (83.87%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (77.42%) IaaS
2 24 (77.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (64.52%) PaaS
3 20 (64.52%) SaaS
4 11 (35.48%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (3.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (51.61%) DNS
1 16 (51.61%) Internet
1 16 (51.61%) Reverse Proxy
1 16 (51.61%) TCP/IP
1 16 (51.61%) VPN
2 14 (45.16%) Firewall
3 11 (35.48%) SAN
4 6 (19.35%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Big Data
2 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.23%) DB2
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) OLTP
General
1 10 (32.26%) French Language
1 10 (32.26%) German Language
1 10 (32.26%) Swedish Language
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) Web Services
2 11 (35.48%) ActiveMQ
2 11 (35.48%) EJB
2 11 (35.48%) EJB 3.0
2 11 (35.48%) HornetQ
2 11 (35.48%) Java EE
2 11 (35.48%) Java SE
2 11 (35.48%) JMS
2 11 (35.48%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (19.35%) JSON
4 1 (3.23%) Middleware
4 1 (3.23%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (87.10%) Hybrid Cloud
2 16 (51.61%) Replication
3 13 (41.94%) Data Centre
4 10 (32.26%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (19.35%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.23%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (3.23%) PKI
6 1 (3.23%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Linux
2 13 (41.94%) Unix
3 11 (35.48%) Windows
4 2 (6.45%) Solaris
5 1 (3.23%) AIX
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Migration
1 16 (51.61%) Presales
1 16 (51.61%) SOA
2 14 (45.16%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (35.48%) Deployment Automation
4 3 (9.68%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (6.45%) Coaching
5 2 (6.45%) Network Design
5 2 (6.45%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (3.23%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 1 (3.23%) Functional Testing
6 1 (3.23%) High Availability
6 1 (3.23%) IT Strategy
6 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.23%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.23%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Open Source
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Security Architecture
6 1 (3.23%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) PowerShell
2 13 (41.94%) Java
3 11 (35.48%) Bash Shell
3 11 (35.48%) Shell Script
4 9 (29.03%) AWK
5 6 (19.35%) Python
6 1 (3.23%) Erlang
6 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) AWS Certification
2 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 5 (16.13%) Master's Degree
3 4 (12.90%) MCSE
3 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SEPA
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) Hyper-V
1 14 (45.16%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (19.35%) Docker
2 6 (19.35%) VMware NSX
3 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.23%) ISA Server
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (35.48%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (35.48%) Puppet
2 6 (19.35%) Kubernetes
2 6 (19.35%) SCOrch
2 6 (19.35%) SCVMM
2 6 (19.35%) vRealize
3 1 (3.23%) OpenView
3 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (70.97%) VMware
2 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
3 19 (61.29%) IBM
4 13 (41.94%) Oracle
5 10 (32.26%) EMC
6 6 (19.35%) Cisco
7 4 (12.90%) NetApp
8 3 (9.68%) SAP
9 1 (3.23%) BMC
9 1 (3.23%) Capita
9 1 (3.23%) Sun